Marcel Smit

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Areas of Practice

Economic Sectors




He has significant experience in labour law, liability law and contract law with international aspects.

Marcel studied Dutch law at Leiden University, which he completed in 2008. From 2008 untill 2018 he worked for two of the largest insurance companies of The Netherlands as a lawyer. Since 2018 he works as a lawyer at BOS VAN DER BURG.

The Purchase of a (Second-Hand) Boat: Legal Matters

The most common disputes in the water sports practice that come to me are about the purchase of a second-hand boat. Usually because the buyer has insufficiently researched the boat or because the seller has withheld information.

Not Playing By The Rules As An Employer In The Netherlands:  The Ryanair Case

In The Netherlands, employers are obliged to act as a ‘good employer’. Since 2015, the legislator has also translated this requirement of being a good employer into the legislation governing the dismissal of the employee.